Executive Leadership Coaching

Leading today is tougher than ever.

Executives face unprecedented demands. The importance of being clear about what success looks like is paramount when, wherever you look, there are stakeholders with ever increasing expectations. Shareholders requiring significant and sustainable improvement to financial performance; regulators demanding adherence to ever more onerous rules; a more global fight to attract and retain top talent; and just when we thought we’d seen it all – the uncertainty created by whatever the 21st century chooses to throw at us.

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Executive Team Coaching

Even the best, most experienced teams sometime suffer from under-performance.

When it happens at the highest level the ripples are felt right through the organisation all the way to the bottom line.

A senior leadership team or board of directors will benefit from executive team coaching should one or a combination of the following circumstances occur:

  • The team are behaving in a dysfunctional or discordant manner
  • The delivery or execution of business strategy is ineffective
  • Business performance is in decline and results are poor
  • The team appear to lack confidence or there is evidence of bullying
  • There is a large scale transformation programme to implement
  • The team is new or inexperienced
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Organisational Coaching

Whilst there is no doubt that Individual Executive and Team Executive Coaching can increase leadership impact, and indeed enhance organisational performance, the only way to create and sustain high performance is to create followship.

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About UP2

Our Approach

We combine an open supportive approach with good sound commercial experience and we pride ourselves in asking searching questions that enable leaders to gain new perspectives on themselves, their teams and their organisations.

We have held senior executive roles in large organisations and utilise a set of methodologies distinctive to UP2 Ltd.

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UP2 worked with our senior management team to help us develop as a team.  They helped us to develop our roles and understand how best we could mesh our diverse skills and experience together.  They coached us both individually and as a team.  They were very easy to work with and we would not hesitate to recommend them.

– Graham Hoskins and Stephen Peattie , Kinetic GB Ltd

When you start off with nothing and end up with something and especially something special then special things have to be done by special people.  Julie was there right at the start of egg when we had nothing and she was a key part of building something fabulous.  Not only that, she was fun to work with. Top banana lady.

– Bob Head, Special Advisor to the Commissioner of SARS

An outstanding professional with a track record to match – I would have no hesitation of calling on Julie to help again and again and again……

– Colin Ashworth, COO and Programme Director

Julie is a fantastic mentor and coach.  Always professional in approach she is very easy to work with, offering thoughtful insight and pragmatic advice.  I found Julie an inspiration and would not hesitate to recommend her.

– Jo Herrington, Talent Manager at Henderson Global Investors

I have enormous respect for Julie, she is an expert coach who enables others to be and do more than they might otherwise have imagined.

– Tracy Willis, CIO University of the West of England, Bristol

UP2 was instrumental in helping me look at organisational challenges through a different and more objective lens.  I have taken with me the perspectives they helped me form.

– Peter Wilkinson, Managing Director Rail Executive | Passenger Services at the Department for Transport

Julie has provided a real boost to my career.  She provides a rare combination of analytical insight, deep knowledge of people and experience, which allowed me to anticipate future developments in my job and feel prepared for key moments.

– Birgit Hirst, Programme Director World Gold Council

Julie has provided me with insightful coaching and support.  She is someone that others and I turn to for inspiration and guidance.  I can definitely recommend her.

– Mark Pearson, Director of Consumer Marketing at Equiniti